Table B-8.

Percent of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Staff Position

2008 Comparative Database Report

Number of Events
Reported by Respondents
Staff Position
Admin/
Mgmt
Attending/
Physician/
Resident/
PA or NP
DieticianPat Care
Asst/Aide/
Care Partner
PharmacistRN/LVN/
LPN
Technician
(EKG,
Lab,
Radiology)
Therapist
(Respiratory,
Phys,
Occup,
Speech)
Unit Asst/
Clerk/
Secretary
487
Hospi-
tals
346
Hospi-
tals
265
Hospi-
tals
438
Hospi-
tals
345
Hospi-
tals
510
Hospi-
tals
458
Hospi-
tals
433
Hospi-
tals
479
Hospi-
tals
10,955
Respon-
dents
7,345
Respon-
dents
1,046
Respon-
dents
8,663
Respon-
dents
2,387
Respon-
dents
55,119
Respon-
dents
16,173
Respon-
dents
7,258
Respon-
dents
9,864
Respon-
dents
No events45%59%73%74%22%28%57%59%76%
1 to 2 events24%26%17%20%21%38%29%31%18%
3 to 5 events15%9%7%5%21%22%9%7%4%
6 to 10 events9%4%3%1%15%8%3%2%1%
11 to 20 events4%2%0%0%10%3%1%0%0%
21 event reports
or more
2%1%0%0%11%1%1%0%0%

Note: Average percent totals in the table may not sum to exactly 100 percent due to rounding of decimals.

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Current as of March 2008
Internet Citation: Table B-8. : Percent of Respondents Reporting Events in the Past 12 Months by Respondent Staff Position. March 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patientsafetyculture/hospital/2008/tableb8.html